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Live Webchat: What’s New in Metastatic Breast Cancer Treatment and Research

Living with Lung Cancer

  • Sat, Nov 1, 2014
  • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Yawkey 3, Lavine Family Dining Pavillion
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  • The Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology at Dana-Farber is hosting its annual Living with Lung Cancer forum for patients and caregivers on Saturday, November 1, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., in the Lavine Family Dining Pavilion (Yawkey 3). Join us to hear more about new treatments, research, and ways of balancing the challenges of living with lung cancer and maintaining quality of life. Complimentary breakfast, lunch, and parking will be provided.


    Please RSVP to Jessica Ferland by Friday, Oct. 24 by calling 617-632-4235 or emailing jferland@partners.org. Be sure to give the total number in your party, your name, telephone number, and any dietary restrictions or special accommodations necessary.
     

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Look Good Feel Better - Londonderry

  • Tue, Nov 4, 2014
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • 40 Buttrick Road, Suite B, Londonderry
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  • An American Cancer Society program for women. Come have fun while you learn beauty tips to help you look and feel better while undergoing cancer treatment.
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October 2014
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Monday, October 27, 2014


Brain Tumor Support Group(6)
1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Smith 335
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
Support for brain tumor patients and their caregivers. Facilitated by Debra Lafrankie and Nancy Tharler. Registration is required. Please call 617-632-3634 for more information and to register.
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Facing Forward After Breast Cancer Treatment - Weymouth
6:00 PM-7:30 PM
101 Columbian Street, Weymouth
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
Barbara Schnider-Ellis, LICSW and breast cancer survivor Jean Leavitt work to empower women through education and support in facing the many challenges in moving forward in their lives.  Registration is requested, but drop-ins are most welcome.  Please call 781-624-4797.
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014


Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(51)
All Day Event
Bowdoin Street Health Center
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
Dana-Farber's Mammography Van brings state-of-the-art breast cancer screening to the women of Greater Boston. To learn more or schedule an appointment, please call 617-632-1974.
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Tai Chi for Optimal Health
3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Smith Room, 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar
An internal Chinese martial art practiced for both defense training and health benefits. Learn sitting and standing techniques as well as slow moving meditation. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
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Sunset Qigong
4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Smith Room 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Support Groups, Calendar
Fine tune your mind/body skills and create balance among them. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
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Melanoma Support Group
5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Smith 330
Event Type: Support Groups
When: Tuesday, October 28; Tuesday, November 25; Tuesday, December 16

Repeats: Until Tuesday, December 16, 2014 7:00 PM

Where: Smith 330

Description:

This group offers you can opportunity to develop a peer network of shared understanding and support in a setting where you can discuss;

Thought, concerns, experiences
Communicating with family, friends , co-workers
Ways of Coping
Pre-registration is required: To register or for more info: Contact Nancy Bailey at 617-632-3599

Deaconess Medical Center. Call Frank McCaffrey 617 667-3525
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014


Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(52)
All Day Event
Joseph Smith Community Health Center – Waltham
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
Dana-Farber's Mammography Van brings state-of-the-art breast cancer screening to the women of Greater Boston. To learn more or schedule an appointment, please call 617-632-1974.
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Yoga at Dana-Farber(9)
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies


Come and experience heart opening and relaxing yoga!


Join us in developing your mind, body and spirit to its fullest potential through meditation, posture, and breathing exercises.


Join instructor, Anna Dunwell, MFA, ERYT, CYT in gentle exercises that are easy on your joints and which will expand your range of motion, create mental steadiness, and overall body comfort. All levels welcome, mats and blocks are supplied. Patients, family members, caregivers and staff are welcome.


Registration required. For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.
 


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Live Webchat: What’s New in Metastatic Breast Cancer Treatment and Research
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Online
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar

The Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers at Dana-Farber is partnering with the Metastatic Breast Cancer Network for a live video webchat on the latest treatments and research for metastatic breast cancer. Eric Winer, MD, director of the Breast Oncology Program, will answer your questions live.
Email your questions to webchats@dfci.harvard.edu and tune in live at www.dana-farber.org/webchats.

 


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Yoga at Dana-Farber(10)
5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

 Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies


Come and experience heart opening and relaxing yoga!


Join us in developing your mind, body and spirit to its fullest potential through meditation, posture, and breathing exercises.


Join instructor, Anna Dunwell, MFA, ERYT, CYT in gentle exercises that are easy on your joints and which will expand your range of motion, create mental steadiness, and overall body comfort. All levels welcome, mats and blocks are supplied. Patients, family members, caregivers and staff are welcome.


Registration required. For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.
 


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Thursday, October 30, 2014


Mindfulness Meditation with Elana Rosenbaum, MS, LICSW
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

 Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies


Mindfulness is a way to pay attention to the present moment in a way that fosters love, kindness and self-care. Join us in practicing three different meditations, all of which can be useful in daily life to soothe mind and body. No prior experience is necessary--only a willingness to be present. Patients, family members, caregivers and staff are welcome.


Registration required. For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.
 


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Caregiver Support Group(2)
12:00 PM-1:30 PM
Smith 335
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
Support for caregivers and family members of cancer patients.

Facilitated by Ruth Cope, Ph.D., LICSW

Registration required. Please call Ruth Cope: 617-817-6280

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